Bilateral amaurosis as a rare complication of an obstructive hydrocephalus

Authors: B. Musilová 1;  D. Měšťan 1;  O. Teplý 1;  J. Fiedler 1,2;  R. Bohatý 3,4
Authors‘ workplace: Neurochirurgické oddělení, Nemocnice České Budějovice, a. s. 1;  Neurochirurgická klinika LF UK a FN Plzeň 2;  Anesteziologicko-resuscitační oddělení, Nemocnice České Budějovice, a. s. 3;  Oddělení urgentního příjmu, Nemocnice České Budějovice, a. s. 4
Published in: Cesk Slov Neurol N 2022; 85(2): 187-188
Category: Letter to editor
doi: 10.48095/cccsnn2022187


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